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How Realistic Is the Way Amy Adams’ Character Hacks the Alien Language In Arrival? We Asked a Linguist.

How Realistic Is the Way Amy Adams’ Character Hacks the Alien Language In Arrival? We Asked a Linguist. | Språk | Scoop.it
Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival makes being a linguist look pretty cool—its hero Louise (Amy Adams) gets up close and personal with extraterrestrials and m
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See One Woman's Amazing Project to Save a Vanishing Native American Language

See One Woman's Amazing Project to Save a Vanishing Native American Language | Språk | Scoop.it
Marie Wilcox has created a dictionary to protect Wukchumni from extinction.
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Language trends run in mysterious 14-year cycles

Language trends run in mysterious 14-year cycles | Språk | Scoop.it
An analysis of nouns used over 300 years of writing shows their popularity regularly rising and falling, which may hint at a pattern to how language evolves
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'Arrival' nails how humans might actually talk to aliens, a linguist says

'Arrival' nails how humans might actually talk to aliens, a linguist says | Språk | Scoop.it
"It’s an artistic idea of how complex a language could be, how different a language could be," a linguist who worked on "Arrival" tells us.
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Mangler kunnskap om minoriteter

Mangler kunnskap om minoriteter | Språk | Scoop.it
- Det finnes klare kunnskapshull om samer og nasjonale minoriteter i lærerutdanningen og i lærebøker i skolen, sier redaktører for ny bok.
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Italy’s Last Bastion of Catalan Language Struggles to Keep It Alive

Italy’s Last Bastion of Catalan Language Struggles to Keep It Alive | Språk | Scoop.it
The lingering use of Catalan in Alghero, Italy, is a reminder of how Mediterranean cultures have blended for centuries. But the language is fading there today.
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Translitteratoren oversetter lydskrift av dialekt til korrekt norsk skrivemåte - For ansatte - Universitetet i Oslo

Translitteratoren oversetter lydskrift av dialekt til korrekt norsk skrivemåte - For ansatte - Universitetet i Oslo | Språk | Scoop.it
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Why baby talk is good for your child

Why baby talk is good for your child | Språk | Scoop.it
Dr Catherine Laing, a researcher in neuroscience at Duke University in North Carolina, explains how baby talk kick-starts the development of language skills in children (stock image).
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Dissecting the alien language in 'Arrival'

Dissecting the alien language in 'Arrival' | Språk | Scoop.it
One of the coolest bits from Arrival isn't the sci-fi movie's Lovecraftian aliens or its stunning cinematography (although, to be fair, those are both great)
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Stress and Unstress

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Stress and Unstress is a crucial contrast when speaking and listening to English. Mastering it brings a breakthrough in comfortable intelligibility
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Babyer som bryner seg får hjerneboost - Gemini.no

Babyer som bryner seg får hjerneboost - Gemini.no | Språk | Scoop.it
Hundre år gammel teori påvirker fortsatt hvordan vi behandler babyene våre. Det kan gå ut over ungenes læring, mener hjerneforsker.
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'Arrival' nails how humans might actually talk to aliens, a linguist says

'Arrival' nails how humans might actually talk to aliens, a linguist says | Språk | Scoop.it
"It’s an artistic idea of how complex a language could be, how different a language could be," a linguist who worked on "Arrival" tells us.
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Name That '-nym': A Brief Introduction to Words and Names

Name That '-nym': A Brief Introduction to Words and Names | Språk | Scoop.it
See if you recognize more than five or six of these 22 language-related terms that end in "-nym."
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Is Chomsky's Theory of Language Wrong? Pinker Weighs in on Debate

Is Chomsky's Theory of Language Wrong? Pinker Weighs in on Debate | Språk | Scoop.it
Critics have bashed linguist Noam Chomsky for more than 50 years, but his claim that language is innate endures
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Words act like wild animals: “We don’t understand that no language could ever sit still”

Words act like wild animals: “We don’t understand that no language could ever sit still” | Språk | Scoop.it
Salon speaks with Columbia University linguist John McWhorter about his lively new book "Words on the Move"
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Google's AI just created its own universal 'language'

Google's AI just created its own universal 'language' | Språk | Scoop.it
The technology, used in Google Translate, can translate unseen material between languages
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Which words sound the same all over the world?, Radio 4 in Four - BBC Radio 4

Which words sound the same all over the world?, Radio 4 in Four - BBC Radio 4 | Språk | Scoop.it
Morten Christiansen of Cornell University
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Google Creates Font Family for 800 Languages

Google Creates Font Family for 800 Languages | Språk | Scoop.it
Have you ever opened a document, only to find that the text has turned into gibberish? The most famous kind of text error is tofu: . These little boxes appear when your computer can’t di…
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Google Translate is tapping into neural networks for smarter language learning

Google Translate is tapping into neural networks for smarter language learning | Språk | Scoop.it
Google says that it can translate entire sentences at once, which is far more accurate than just tackling one word at a time.
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«Hygge» er et av årets nyord i Storbritannia

«Hygge» er et av årets nyord i Storbritannia | Språk | Scoop.it
– Det får tankene bort fra det vanskelige året vi har hatt, sier britisk hygge-blogger.
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